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 04 Feb 2011
 


Sail-World has now published the three part interview set with Tom and Nathan. (we have added all three to this newsletter.)

We have news from all around the Australian sailing scene and beyond. The Warren Jones finals last night, the AC45 in Auckland and more.

The Sail-World Team



Warren Jones Youth Regatta 2011 - Evan Walker and his team win
John Roberson,
Sydney skipper Evan Walker and his crew from the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia have won the 2011 Warren Jones International Youth Regatta, they emerged the winners after a day of hard fought match racing, with the final against Perth's David Gilmour going the full five races.... [more]
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An evening with Tom Slingsby and Nathan Outteridge Part III
Sail-World.com,
Interview with Nathan Outteridge and Tom Slingsby. In Part III, the Question and Answer session, we will discover why Nathan's nick name is George and why Tom is so fast at post capsize recovery.... [more]
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America's Cup: Images from On-Board and Sail Auckland
Gilles Martin-Raget,
Top international photographer, Gilles Martin-Raget, has been on the Waitemata Harbour and Hauraki Gulf again, shooting the prototype AC45 ahead of her handover to America's Cup Regatta Management next week, and the training by entered teams shortly thereafter.... [more]
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America's Cup: The AC45 Video Show
George Johns,
Over the past couple of weeks the AC45 has been turning head in Auckland, New Zealand. She has also been the subject of many hours of video photography, by one of the worlds best video cameramen, and editor, George Johns. Here we present a gallery of the video - just in case you missed something..... [more]
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Sail Auckland: Stars to the fore on opening day
Jodie Bakewell-White, Yachting NZ,
Sail Auckland 2011 got underway today with nine fleets racing on three courses scattered up the Hauraki Gulf north of Takapuna Beach in a westerly offshore breeze which was light and shifty at times but provided good racing across all classes.... [more]
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ISAF Match Race Rankings - Leroy and Ainslie top
ISAF,
ISAF Sailing World Cup - Claire Leroy (FRA) has jumped ahead of Nicky Souter in the ISAF world match race women's rankings.... [more]
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Hardy Cup 2011 - Young talent lining up at RSYS
Peter Campbell,
Hardy Cup 2011 - Many of the most talented young match racing sailors from Australia and New Zealand will line up next week for the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron's prestigious Hardy Cup, the ISAF Grade 3, under 25 match racing regatta on Sydney Harbour.... [more]
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2011 Downunder Pro - Formula Windsurfing Championships
Sean O'Brien,
The Downunder Pro - Formula Windsurfing Oceanic & Australian Championships kicked off today with long wait periods and lights winds, testing the 49 competitors from Australia and around the globe.... [more]
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Musto Etchells Winters: catching the spirit at Mooloolaba in June
Tracey Johnstone,
There is definitely something catching about winter Etchells racing off Mooloolaba with many of the Australasian region's best one-design sailors already talking up this year's June long-weekend regatta. It might be due to the warm weather, easy access to the course, great parties at end of each race day and plenty of accommodation choices that brings the sailors back. Or it could be the...... [more]
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America's Cup: Optimist World Champion helms AC45 + Video
America's Cup Media,
We may have seen a glimpse into the future of sailing today on board the AC 45. Chris Steele, 18, of Auckland is a Laser and Moth sailor (and a former Optimist World Champion) with his eye on the America's Cup. And today he got his first taste of it. Steele was welcomed on board the AC 45 today and before he knew it, four-time Cup winner Russell Coutts offered the young sailor the helm.... [more]
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Heineken Cape to Rio - Race updates from Rio Di Janeiro
Jeanne van Rooyen,
Heineken Cape to Rio - Still beaming from the incredible reception yesterday , Team City of Cape Town are settling down and enjoying the delights of Rio.... [more]
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Kiteboards at the Olympics: If there is no wind, there is no wind...
Markus Schwendtner,
It should have become a demonstration of what kiteboarding has to offer to Sailing in the Olympic Games - but if there is no wind, there is no wind...Some of the fastest kite racers in the world came to Miami to participate in the kiteboarding demonstration for the Olympic Racing Classes Regatta on the final weekend of the Regatta.... [more]
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Velux 5 Oceans - Blast from the past for Sir Robin Knox-Johnston
Velux 5 Oceans,
Velux 5 Oceans - Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, the first person ever to sail solo around the world non-stop, was today united with the son of a New Zealand fisherman who he met on his historic singlehanded circumnavigation.... [more]
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Warren Jones International Youth Regatta - Gilmour on top
John Roberson,
Australian skipper David Gilmour has reclaimed sole ownership of the top rung of the ladder at the end of the third day of the Warren Jones International Youth Regatta, putting in a good performance to win five of the six matches he sailed... [more]
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Southport Yacht Club The Great Race 2011 - Entries close this Friday
Southport Yacht Club,
Close of entry, for The Great Race, is 5 pm this Friday 4th February 2011. There will be no late or beach entries.... [more]
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Inaugural Regatta for Broome Sailing Club
Yachting Western Australia,
Operating from Gantheaume Point beach in north regional WA, Broome, commonly referred to as the Gateway to the Kimberley, with their small dedicated band of members, Broome Sailing Club is preparing for its biggest year yet.... [more]
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Fremantle to Bali Race - Limit arrives from the East
Yachting Western Australia,
Fresh from the Rolex Sydney Hobart, Alan Brierty's Reichel/Pugh 62 Limit has arrived in Western Australia to compete in the Visit Indonesia Fremantle to Bali 2011. 2011 marks the 30th anniversary of the first Fremantle-Bali Race. The event, which has not been held since 1997, has seen big name skippers enthusiastically signing up for the international ‘big boat' race.... [more]
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America's Cup: Evacuating from Valencia + Video
Oracle Racing,
A chapter of America's Cup history closed, and a new one opened, with the departure of the then BMW Oracle Racing team from Valencia, Spain - headed for San Francisco, USA. Taking advantage of a fortuitous break in the weather, Scott Sandford and a team from Oracle Racing were able to finish the loading of USA 17, the America's Cup-winning trimaran, and its massive wingsail aboard the freighter M.... [more]
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America's Cup: AC45 clocks a new speed record on the Waitemeta - Video
George Johns,
The AC45 set a new speed record of 29.9kts on Auckland's Anniversary Day as she ripped around the Waitemata Harbour with the Oceanbridge Anniversary Regatta fleet. Here's another George Johns' video of the day and the occasion - including some high speed bow dips.... [more]
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International Hobie Class Association Rules update posted
David Brookes,
The IHCA Rules Committee has posted the updated Class Rules.... [more]
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Manly Sailability Australia Day Regatta Images
Crosbie Lorimer,
Manly Sailability would be the envy of many a club; a beautiful setting, great boats, excellent facilities and above all an extraordinary sense of collective fun and fellowship across a strong and growing membership. All of the above was very much on show - along with some impressive sailing performances - at yesterday's Australia Day Regatta.... [more]
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THAT Australian flag - flies at Australia's largest regatta
Rob Kothe and the Sail-World Team,
When John Bertrand and his Australia II crew won the America's Cup in Newport, Alan Bond and the support crew delivered a giant Australian flag to Australia II which was hoist to the mast top, along with the iconic boxing kangaroo battle flag.... [more]
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An evening with Tom Slingsby and Nathan Outteridge Part II
Sail-World.com,
Audi Victoria Week 2011 -An unbelieveably talented duo continue their good work down in Geelong, Australia. Nathan Outteridge has just won six SB3 races in a row on Corio Bay and his mate Tom Slingsby has just delivered four wins in a row, as tactician on Marcus Blackmore's TP52 Hooligan. Oh yes they have sailed a few other boats.... [more]
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An evening with Tom Slingsby and Nathan Outteridge – Part I
Rob Kothe and the Sail-World Team,
Two Australian sailors are starring at the 2011 Audi Victoria Week, Tom Slingsby and Nathan Outteridge. Outteridge after winning the Audi King of Docklands SB3 event is now leading the SB3 series. ISAF sailor of the year Slingsby is calling tactics on todays IRC Division A double winner Hooligan. Today we publish the first part of a three part interview series with them both.... [more]
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